Registered Social Worker, Registered Psychotherapist

Krysteli Needham, MA, RSW, CYC (cert), RP

Clinical Social Worker | Psychotherapist

Krysteli is passionate about client empowerment. While integrating and working from a trauma-informed and attachment-based framework, she embraces a client centered and strengths based approach to her work. She believes in the power of the individual and utilizes evidence-based interventions in conjunction to her easy-going, compassionate and supportive approach. She has over 10 years of experience working with children, youth and families in the child welfare sector.

Krysteli is dedicated to supporting and advocating for the needs of her clients and watching them grow, develop and flourish. She prides herself on being able to help her clients use their inner strength to move through their journey by seeing challenges through their eyes. 

Krysteli has a Masters degree in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University. She is a Registered Social Worker, Registered Psychotherapist and Certifying Play Therapist. She has additional training in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP-Level 1), Marschak Interaction Method (MIM), Theraplay, Attachment-Focused Trauma Treatment, Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS-Tier 1), and MindMasters.

Krysteli has special interest in working with individuals with


Grief & Loss




Stress & Coping